[theforum] peo proposal

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Tue Nov 11 13:48:09 CST 2008

On 11 Nov 2008, at 17:06, John Handelaar wrote:

>>> I propose that we
>>> 1) shift it to Drupal, using a similar set of templates to (the new)
>>> weo, wherein adding new feeds is cake 2) actively seek new feeds
> -1  sysadmin-related objection
> Drupal's aggregator is slow, memory-heavy, uses an error-laden XML
> parser, and is prone to very nasty race conditions during its cron
> runs, which in turn can cause other timed functions like search
> indexing to fail.

Presumably by only running (say) daily updates, this would reduce?

> As a happy medium I'd be open to putting it together and not actually
> linking it, to see if it brings anything down, before a public
> release.  (One hopes that this module has improved in Drupal 6
> compared to previous versions.)

AKA non-functional test - sounds sensible to me.


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